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Dishearten

Dishearten

to discourage; to deprive of courage and hope; to depress the spirits of; to deject. Regiments . . . Utterly disorganised and disheartened. (Macaulay)

Synonym: to dispirit, discourage, depress, deject, deter, terrify.

Origin: Pref. Dis- _ hearten.


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